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THE ROCK ISEAJTD AKGTTS. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 191T.
VANIMAN EXPEDITION TO LEAVE ATLANTIC CITY NEXT MONTH IN
DIRIGIBLE BALLOON "AKRON TO A TTEMPT CROSSING OF A TLANTIC
att, charged with grand larceny, and
WalterHlll, charged with burglary
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and shooting with intent to kiU, made
their escape through a hole which they
knocked In the wall of the Jail while
they were supposed by Sheriff Vursell
to be assisting in the fumigating and
cleaning of the cells. Seventeen other
prisoners refused to leave the Jail, and
XJ. S. Department of Agriculture, j
WILLIS L. MOORE. Chiet
called the sheriff. The escaped pris
oners have not yet been apprehended.
Fireman Killed by Broken Shaft.
Metropolis, Sept. 2. When the
shaft of a dynamo at the city lighting
plant broke Harmon Winterhorst, B0
years old, the fireman, was instantly
killed. His assistant, Charles Miller,
was injured. Miller will recover.
Hung Up by Her Hair.
Atkinson, Sept. 2. Mrs. Alfonso
Ballert was lifted to the ceiling of
The gas bag for the dirigible balloon. "Akron," In which Melvin ;
Vaniman and his party are to start early next month la an attempt to 1
cross the Atlantic, has arrived at Atlantic City, from which point the :
etart will be made. Vaniman was chief engineer on th Ttorf I
voyage essayed by Walter Wellman last year. Fr.nk a Seiberling.
rubber millionaire, of Akron, Ohio, where Lhj balloon was manufac-1
tured. Is financing the trip. - . . 1
World's Largest Warship Will Be Turkey's
London, Sept. 2. Turkey has at last
definitely awarded the contract for a
battleship of the so-called "Dread.
the grand vizier candidly told a diplo
mat &ho was supporting the tender of
the Americ-an company, Turkey by
rf certain questions outstanding
tween the two countries.
ll aught" type to W. G. Armetronsr, placing the contract with the success
Whitworth and company of Newcastle- jful tenderers will obtain compensation
on-Tyne and to Vickers Limited, the , in other directions which will more
latter to furnish the armament. The than make up for the increased cost
government reserves the ripht of or
dering another vessel at the same
'The new battleship, it Is said, will
be the largest warship in the world.
The price to be paid is considerably
higher than that at which the Bethle
hem Steel company of America incon.
Junction with another English firm of
fered to build the shops. However, a3
of the ship.
It has not yet been disclosed of
i what thcp compensations will consist,
I Lut it is generally understood that the
British minister at Constantinople was
able to inform the Porte that the ac
ceptance of the Armstrong tender
might induce the British government
to look with a kindlier eye on the
Turkish proposals for the settlement
If you are ,not utilizing some of the ingenious
electrical devices science has produced, you
are not receiving full value from Electric
Light Electrical appliances can make your
work lighter, a real pleasure instead of a task.
ing Machine is of tested and
proved excellence. It is eco
nomical in operation be
cause of its unique construc
tion gravity and powerful
springs relieving the motor
of most of the work. In this
machine there are no ob
structions inside the tub
to tear, chafe or injure the
finest and most delicate fab
rics. The motor is of easy
access; the wringer is re
versible, making it possible
to wring the clothes in either direction- Price com
Electric Coffee Percolator
k Perfect coffee can be made only in a per
colator. .Best results are obtained from the
uniform and steady heat supplied by elec
trical current. This style percolator is
handsomely ornamental, economical in op
eration and easily cleaned. It is made of
spun copper, heavily nickel-plated. Coffee
can be made in ten minutes. Capacity 1 )
pints. Price complete, $10.90.
5 Ki -
Electric Toaster Stove
The Westinghouse Toaster-Stove
makes the most delicious toast in
the shortest time with least
trouble. Besides the toaster grid,
it has a metal plate which serves
as a stove top or griddle. Cleanli
ness, economy and convenience are three attractive features
of this device. Price complete, $5.85.
These electrical conveniences are bat m
. few tinonf the ipamy included in over
2000 things electrical oo display here.
Michigan and Jackson Boulevards
Ooer 2000 things electrical
Wat. IX. Jtataasia AdTerusiai Jlg-coj, CbKtto.
The house of commons haa lost one
of its oldest and most popular figures,
in the sudden death of Collins, the
Iieadwaiter of the smoking-room. He
bad charge of what is known as the
upper smoking-room, one of the exclu
sive r-ooms into which the members
cannot introduce a stranger. Collins,
an Iri3h cockney, was one of those
quiet, unobtrusive servants of the old
school, who knew the wants of all his
clients and took them their accustom
ed drink as soon as they entered the
room. He, too, was full of informa
tion and Chancellor Lloyd George
once said that when he "wished to
know what the house of commons was
jroing to do he went to the best in
formed man Collins.
One of the interesting features of
the procession of the Gorsedd Bards
to the Mystic circle at the Eisteddfod,
the national assembly of "Welsh bards
at Carmarthen, Wales, was the pre
sentation of a daughter of the poet
Henry W. lxngfelIow to the venerable
In company , with a party of 100
WeUh-Anierioans, the poet's daughter
made the pilgrimage from Boston and
the Welsh-Americans expect to make
an annual pilgrimage to the gathering.
Before the presentation a represents
tive of the Breton Gorsedd mounted
the Ijogan-stone and made an address
in excellent Welsh. The same day also
saw the investiture and initiation of
the successful candidates for bardic
The town of Wolverhampton is all
excitement over the Tefusal by its
austere officials of a presentation por
trait of Captain Webb, the famous
channel swimmer. Captain Webb was
a native of Wolverhampton; in the
painting he is shown wearing the cus
tomary swimming trunks only, and
this brevity of attire affected the sensi
bilities of loral officials. George Phoe
nix, the artist, in presenting the pic
ture, recommended that it be hung in
the municipal baths, which in winter
are used also for public meetings.
In a letter acknowledging the art
ist's offer the town clerk says that the
chairman of the baths committee con
sidered the portrait an excellent one
in every respect but could not recom
mend the committee' to accept it. The
artist is inviting the public to his
studio to pass upon the propriety of
his work, and local feeling run3 high.
Lorimer Attacks Referendum.
Mount Carroll, Sept. 2. United
State Senator William Lorimer ad
dressed an audience of 3,000 people
here yesterday. His speech was along
familiar lines, being principally
against the initiative, referendum and
recall, and it seemed to strike a popu
lar chord with his audience, as be re
ceived frequent applause.
Stabbed With a Knife.
Plymouth, Sept. 2. As the re
sult of a quarrel which finally termin.
ated in a fight James Mullen, who re
sides a short distance east of here,
stabbed George Burton of Birmingham
with a knife. The men had been drink
ing. Burton was removed to the
home of his brother, who resides here,
and Mullen la being held pending an
Burned by Incubator,
Ramsey, Sept, 9. Mrs. J, V.
Lindhorst died from burn received in
the explosion of a kerosene lamp on an
Incubator a week ago.
Escaped Through Hole in Jail,
. Centralis, Sept. f-A bold Jail
delivery wa accomplished from the
Marion county Jail when Wendell Wy.
her kitchen and held there for several-
minutes, when her hair caught in the
belt of a motor engine attached to a
washing machine. Her condition is
Saves Cane and K Killed.
Kewanee, Sept. 2. David Luth
er, an aged pioneer, dropped his cane
on the railroad track at the Genesee
crossing. As he stooped to pick It up
he was killed by a passenger train
which he did not hear coming.
State Fire Tournament.
Toopeston, Sept. ' 2. The state
tournament of Illinois firemen will be
hold at Hoopeston next week, opening
Tuesday Sept. 5, and lasting three
days. A demonstration of auto fire
apparatus and exhibition runs will be
a feature. Nearly every city in Illi
nois will be represented by heads of
departments and many cities will send
apparatus to compete in the various
contests. The program opens with a
parade Tuesday and closes with a hub
and hub, 250-yard race Thursday eve
ning. Ca6h prizes averaging f 100 will
be given to the winners.
Volunteers In Reunion.
Sycamore, Sept. 2. The 46th
annual reunion of the 105th Illinois
volunteers was held here Friday. For
several days aged veterans have been
arriving here from a distance, and
many states were represented. Thl3
was one of the largest gatherings for
several years, and will be at the last
in Sycamore, as the members are fast
growing smaller in number.
School for Small Poles.
Springfield, Sept. 2. A move
ment is on foot to establish a great
Polish Catholic training school for
girls at JJsle, DePage, county, where
there is now a small school of that
character. The name of the proposed
school is St. Hedwig's industrial
school for girls. It is proposed to- es
tablish a school of the proportions of
St. Mary's training school at' Feehan
ville. Heretofore the Polish have been
sending their children to other catho
lic institutions, but this arrangement
was not satisfactory to them.
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FORECAST FOR BOCK ISLAJfD. DATKJTPORT. MOUSE AXD VICCCITT
Generally fair tonight and Sunday. Much cooler tonight.
The movement of the northern area
of low pressure from eastern North
Dakota to upper Michigan haa been
attended by light showers in the north
ern portion of the lake region and the
St. Lawrence valley. This disturbance,
with Its attendant high temperatures,
has been succeeded in the upper Mis
souri valley by an area of high pres
sure and fair, cool weather. Another
low that Is developing over the Rocky
mountain plateau has been accompan
ied by occasional showers in Arizona.
Colorado and Wyoming. Scattered
showers have also occurred on the gulf
and extreme south Atlantic coasts,
with a downpour of 2.74 inches at
Charleston, S. C. The eastward move
ment of the northern low and the ap
proach of the northwestern high wlJ
be attended by generally fair weather
in this vicinity tonight and Sunday,
with much cooler tonight.
High Low Pr'ep.
yes- last 24 bra.
trdy. night inch.
Atlantic City 78 68 .00
Boston 78 64 .00
Buffalo 74 70 .00
Rock Island 85 71 .00
Denver 84 64 .02
Jacksonville .....,.86 74 .00
Kansas City .92 70 .03
New Orleans 90 76 .00
New York 76 64 .00
Norfolk 80 64 .00
rhoenix 106 74 .00
St. Louis 90 68 .00
St. Paul 80 60 .00
San Diego ; 70 62 .00
San Francisco 58 54 .00
Seattle 74 66 .00
Washington, D. C ..88 64 .Ok
Winnipeg 6S 46 .0(1
Yellowstone Park 42 .04
Flood Hgt. Chn&
stage, feet. 24 bra,
St .Paul 14 0.6 0.0
Red Wing 14 0.3 0 0
Reeds Landing 12 0.7 0.0
La Crosse 12 0.6 0.0
Prairie da Chien ...18 0.8 0.3
Dubuque 18 1.6 . 0.0
Clinton 16 1.5 0.1
Le Claire 10 1.5 0.1
Rock Island 15 1.4 0.2
During the next 48 hours a falling
tendency in the Mississippi will con
tinue from below Dubuque to "Musca
tine. J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster.
Ignorance is the primary source f
all misery and vice. Cousin.
NOT OF HEART
Rea! Facts In Regard To F. R.
Gunman's Illness. Keller Ob
tained By Curing His
Waynesville.N.C Mr. F.R. Huffman,
of this city, says : " I suffered dreadfully
with what I thought was heart trouble,
and tried various medicines in vain.
After other remedies had failed, Thed
ford's Black-Draught restored me to
health. I would not feel safe without
Black-Draught in the house. I consider
it worth its weight in gold.
It cured my indigestion, and by this
means I was restored to health. I can
not express my gratitude for its benefits."
Good health depends on the condition
of your digestion. Poor digestion and
good health do not go together.
Thedford's Black-Draught will
thoroughly cleanse and set in order your
It has done this for others, during the
past 70 years, and is today the most
popular vegetable liver remedy on the
market. Try It.
Insist on Thedford's. Price 25c.
Isn't always a good plan, but
treating them - to some of
Math's peerless and delicious
ice cream or 'fruit Ice is at all
times well and gratefully re
ceived. Our creams are of the
most exquisite flavor at all
times to tickle the palate and
refresh the anatomy.
Our candies are of the fin
est quality also.
1716-1718 Second Aveane.
Try onr homo made bread,
yost like mother made.
Today's Market Quotations
(By wire from B. W. Wagner & Co.,
members of Chicago Board of Trade.
Grain, provisions, stocks, and cotton.
Local offices at Rock Island house. Rock
Island, 111. Chicago office. 8-99-100.
Board of Trade. Local telephone. No.
BOARD OF TRADE TRANSACTIONS.
September, 89'i, 91, 89V4, 91. "
December. 94, 95, 94, 95.
May. 100, 101, 100, 101.
September, 65, 66, 65, 65
December, c:p4, 64, 63, 64.
May, 65 Vi, 66, 65, 66.
September, 42, 44, 42, 43.
December, 45, 46, 45, 46.
May, 48, 49, 48 Vz. 49.
September, 15.30, 15.30, 15.30, 15.30.
January, 16.30, 16.45, 16.30, 16.40.
September, 9.55, 9.60, 9.50, 9.57.
January, 9.30, 9.40, 9.27, 9.35.
September, 9.25, 9.25, 9.22, 9.22.
January, 8.45, 8.47, 8.42, 8.42.
THE GRAIN MARKET.
Chicago Cash Grain.
Corn No. 2 C5S6C. No. 2 w 65
(E( 66, No. 2 y 65fi66, No. 3 65 66,
No. 3 w 6566, No. 3 y 6566,
No. 4 65, No. 4 w 6565, No. 4 y
6565, sgm 6465, sgy 6465.
Oats No. 2 w 43?45, No. 3 w
4344Vi. No. 4 w 4243, stand
Wheat No. 2 r 89 91, No. 3 r
8491, No. 2 hw 92&96, No. 3 hw
87 94. No. 1 hs old 117, No. 1 ns ID5
109, No. 2 ns 102107, No. 3 ns 92
105, No. 2 e 96(,104, No. 3 s 90(100,
No. 4 s 90S 97. vc S7S98. durum 92
Wheat 130 5S
Corn 428 147
Oats 166 83
To- Last Last
day. Week. Yea
Minneapolis 241 283 429
Duluth 266 60 284
Winnipeg 74 35 214
Chicago Estimates Tomorrow.
Wheat today 878,000 414,000
Year ago 1,230,000 668,00'J
Corn today 723,000 519,000
Year ago 779,000 623,000
LIVE 8TOCK MARKET.
Opening of Market.
Hogs 5,000. Left over 4,578. Opened
5c higher than yesterday's average.
Light 7.207.75. mixed 7.107.75,
heavy .907.65, rough 6.90&7.10.
Cattle 200, steady.
Sheep 1,000, steady.
Nine O'clock Market.
Hogs Quality fair; market 5c high
er. Bulk 7.157.45, light 7.257.80,
mixed 7.107.75, heavy 6.90 7.70,
rough 6.807.10, Yorkers 7.657.75,
good 7.102.70, pigs 6.257.85.
Cattle steady. Beeves 5.00 7.75,
Texans 4.406.35, westerns 4.007.00,
stockers 3.005.50, cows 2.256.25,
Sheep steady, natives 2.003.80,
westerns ' 2.253.80, yearlings 4.0!TB
4.90, lambs native 4.006.45.
Close of Market.
Hogs closed steady at opening prices.
Bulk 7.157.45, light 7.257.80. mixed
7.10S7.75, heavy 6.907.70, rough 6.90
Cattle steady; top 7.90.
Sheep steady; top 3.80; lambs 6.o0.
Western Live Stock.
Hogs. Cattle. Sheep.
Kansas City 7,000 200 600
Omaha ... 2,800 100 600
Hogs. Cattle. Sheep.
Chicago 28,000 21,000 20,000
Hogs next week, 105,000.
New York, Sept. 2. Average clear
ing house excess cash reserve $32,
493,100; decrease, $3,786,000; loans, de
crease $122,000; specie, decrease $4,
171,000; legals, decrease $472,000; net
deposits, decrease $5,277,000; circula
tlon, increase $257,000.
LOCAL MARKET CONDITJONS.
Sept. 2. Following are the quota
tions on the local market today:
Eggs, 15 c.
Butter Dairy, 21c; creamery, 22c
Feed and Fuel.
Corn, per bushel, 56c and 70a
Oats, 45c and 48c.
Forage Timothy hay, $20.
Clover hay, $15.
Wild bay, $12 to $13.
Coal Lump, per bushei, 15c; alack,
on sale daily
SEPTEMBER 15th to OCTOBER
One Way Colonist Tickets
$30.25 to Portland, Tacoma, Seattle, Bellingham, Vancouver, Victoria
$30.25 to Spokane, Walla Walla and Wenatchee.
$30.15 to San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego and many intermediate
Through tourist sleeping cars dally from Chicago, St. Louis,
Kansas City and Omaha.
The Burlington offers better service to the Pacific coast over
a greater variety of routes than any other line.
F. A. KIHDELL. Agent. C. R. & Q. It. R.
Phone Old West 680, New 7180.
"On Time" Road
The Five Label Cigar
Try one after supper.
To those in search of something exclusive in the ciar
line try a
FIVE LABEL CIGAR
For sale by " .---, a$ 5 cents per smoke.